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Update: Potter gets 2 consecutive life sentences in 'Facebook murders'

Update: Potter gets 2 consecutive life sentences in 'Facebook murders'

October 29th, 2013 11:30 am by John Thompson

Marvin Potter, 61, was sentenced to two consecutive life sentences on Tuesday in the shooting deaths of Billy Payne Jr. 36, and Billie Jean Hayworth, 23, in their home on Jan. 31, 2012. The shootings have been called the Facebook Murders because of the In

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1 dead in plane crash at Nashville airport

1 dead in plane crash at Nashville airport

October 29th, 2013 11:06 am by Associated Press

Airport spokeswoman Emily Richardson said the runway is closed while emergency workers respond. The other runways remain open, and the accident is not affecting airport operations.

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Authorities probe possible link between fatal fire, car arson cases in NE Tennessee

Authorities probe possible link between fatal fire, car arson cases in NE Tennessee

October 29th, 2013 10:47 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

A suspicious fire took the life of a man and his grandson early Saturday.

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Real to Reel owner donates old projection equipment to Junkin' for St. Jude cause

Real to Reel owner donates old projection equipment to Junkin' for St. Jude cause

October 29th, 2013 9:43 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Real to Reel Theater owner Paul Wylie was so moved by the story of a Johnson City boy’s scrap metal drive for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital that he is donating his theater’s weighty store of 35-millimeter projection equipment to the young entrepre

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Four-story apartment complex proposed for Model Mills property on W. Walnut

Four-story apartment complex proposed for Model Mills property on W. Walnut

October 29th, 2013 8:00 am by Nathan Baker

The plans show three four-story apartment buildings lining Walnut Street and a fourth on the State of Franklin Road side. Each building would house 40 units.

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Washington Co. highway superintendent takes issue with Commission attempt to control paving projects

Washington Co. highway superintendent takes issue with Commission attempt to control paving projects

October 29th, 2013 7:45 am by Gary B. Gray

What appeared to be an innocuous resolution in support of Highway Department Superintendent Johnny Deakins instead received a chilly reception and was sent back to committee to iron out wrinkles.

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6-week Obamacare delay: 1 of 10 things to know today from across the nation & around the world

6-week Obamacare delay: 1 of 10 things to know today from across the nation & around the world

October 29th, 2013 7:40 am by Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

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Pair of Tennessee College of Applied Technology teachers arrested

Pair of Tennessee College of Applied Technology teachers arrested

October 28th, 2013 9:01 pm by John Thompson

Two teachers of the Tennessee College of Applied Technology — Elizabethton were arrested Monday as a part of the ongoing investigation of some faculty and staff members by the Carter County Sheriff’s Department.

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Your Turn: Is the Tea Party over?

Your Turn: Is the Tea Party over?

October 28th, 2013 3:52 pm by Staff and wire reports

A slice of corporate America thinks tea partyers have overstayed their welcome in Washington and should be shown the door in next year's congressional elections.

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Penn State: 26 people get $59.7M over child sex abuse claims from Sandusky incidents

Penn State: 26 people get $59.7M over child sex abuse claims from Sandusky incidents

October 28th, 2013 2:37 pm by Associated Press

Penn State said Monday it is paying $59.7 million to 26 young men over claims of child sexual abuse at the hands of former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.

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